December 2, 2020 1 min read
This story originally appeared on PCMag
Freelancers‘ work-from-home skills have given them a real advantage with COVID-19’s impact on businesses. And freelance software developers have a particular edge, since companies are looking for people who can adapt to the changing demands of the new, virtually all-virtual workplaces.
Freelancing platform Upwork looked at its database to discover what the top technical skills companies are seeking when they hire freelancers. Upwork’s own research shows 51% of hiring managers are looking to hire independent web, mobile, and software developers, particularly for the skills and expertise they have.
Upwork said the fifteen most in-demand tech skills right now are:
- Website Development
- API Development
- Web Design
- Web Application
- API Integration